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Us 6, Andy Harris 3, Jennifer Franciotti 3, Baltimore 3, Christine 3, Orioles 2, Mchenry 2, Mindy 2, Varitek 1, Holly 1, Gerry Sandusky 1, Jerry 1, Gerry 1, Tony Pann 1, Frank Kratovil 1, Salmons 1, Sarah Caldwell 1, Screem 1, Loop 1, Pentagon 1,
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  NBC    11 News at 5AM    News  News/Business.  
   Stovall, Basara. New. (CC)  

    September 21, 2010
    5:00 - 5:30am EDT  

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days where you might want to take a jacket in the morning but in the afternoon you won't need it. the forecast for today, mostly sunny skies. highs in the upper 70's to around eight -- 80 later this afternoon. good morning to sarah caldwell and see what's happening on the roads. >> doing great so far this morning. not seeing any problems at 44 miles per hour around the jfx and harrisburg expressway. and as we check drive times, 1 is minutes on the outer -- is 1 minutes on the outer loop. we'll show you what it looks like. everything running smoothly in both direction on 95.
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that's the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we begin with breaking news this morning. baltimore city firefighters on the scene of a fire. >> it's started at and jennifer franciotti is live on the scene. >> this is on falls road. i want to give you a good picture of where this is. as you take falls road considered north parkway. this housal caught fire and inside were six people. including christine. christine when did you first notice something was wrong? >> we got woken up about 1:00 a.m. and by that time one room was already engulfed in flames and it traveled into the hallway in a matter of seconds
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and the room my girlfriends and i were in burst into flames and we had to kick out the window. luckily we had to jump out the roof. my mother-in-law had to jump from the at i can. i know she was sent to the hospital with minor injuries. dylan and his grandfather got out on the steps and pretty much it was just us that had to joump out the roof. >> what is that like to have to jump off a roof? >> i couldn't believe i did that because in that moment, at that moment two had already jumped off and i could feel the roof panels burning up and the fire hurt. it burned so it was get burned or jump. >> dylan, you said you could hear the glass shattering? >> yes.
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when i got outside, and i saw christine and geoand they were yelling and screaming jump, jump! then all of a sudden i heard glass breaking and heard metal bars popping and breaking and snapping, and i just kept on saying, please, be ok. please, be ok. and what happened was it just kept on breaking. and i was really, really scared. >> guys, thank you for talking with us and we hope your mother-in-law will be ok. we know she was taken to the hospital and that the point it's not believed she has any fractures which is unbelievable considering the height she had to jump from. firefighters say this was contained to the two-story dwelling and don't have a cause yet but fire investigators are on the scene.
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jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> meanwhile this morning a baltimore grurge -- a baltimore grand jury -- they find holly guilty of a hate crime. he said he beat a man because he disliked mexicans. an arangment is set. >> the first shooting just after 10:00 at the intersection of preston and homewood avenue in east baltimore, a man and woman were shot and homicide detectives were called on the scene. no suspects or motives yet in the accident. >> and two menen found suffering from gunshot wounds to the stomach and another with a gunshot wound to a thigh. this morning no word on
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suspects or motives. a baltimore coun man faces life in prison after he is found guilty for a murder for hire screem in the death of his uncle. 28-year-old shameous coil was found guilty of the shooting of a gas station owner. they say he spoke to his aunt about having her husband killed by a friend but he said he never believed the aunt was serious or that the man would carry it out. >> and a company called aqua advantage samen has developed sam than grows twice as fast as regular samen injecting it with a goat hormone. a panel of experts gathered to discuss the safety concerns
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saying what were to happen if the genetically-altered salmonella -- salmon were to mate with regular salmons. would you have any concerns about bringing genetically-engineered fish to your dinner table? email us your answers at watercooler@wbaltv.com. well, it's a make or break vote in the senate today. >> lawmakers are voting on gay men and women in the armed forces. from lady gaga, we are live. an unusual pairing, huh? >> mindy, it is a makeup you certainly don't see every day. lady gaga versus john mccain.
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they are battling over the future of don't ask -- don't tell. >> instead of pop music, it was politics. lady gaga making a monster to report the reappeal on don't ask don't tell. >> we are going to war for you and you and you but not you, because you're gay! >> they were calling on maine's two republicans to pass legislation to lift it. >> i'm here because don't ask, don't tell is wrong. it's unjust. >> this defense authorization bill includes an item that would lay the ground work for reappealing don't ask, don't tell. >> it will send an important message that we as a nation stand behind them and appreciate their service.
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>> tots sway voters in an election year. >> what the copsman and the majority of the democrats have done is a platen't -- of the men and women serving in the military. >> and right now democrats don't know if they have the 60 votes they need to improve the measure forward. mindy, back to you. >> so is the president weighing in on this issue? >> the president has been a supporter of reappealing don't ask, don't tell. and he said he would sign it after he certifies a pentagon study that tells how it would affect troop readiness and morale. >> we'll be right back..
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>> welcome back. 10 minutes after 5:00. the heat island effect this time of the morning. almost 10-12 degrees cooler in the suburbs. in frederick and carroll counties. 45 in frederick. the forecast for today, after the chilly start, it's going to warm up nicely. we should make it up to 80 degrees. we come back and check the seven-day forecast and see what's up for the rest of the week's forecast. >> and a woman accused of faking an acid attack, the charges stem from fundraisers following the report another woman threw acid on her face and she admitted to dousing herself. it reportedly started as a suicide attempt.
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>> it was quite a scene for those traveling in atlanta as a plane was forced to land right in the middle of rush hour. the pilot said he was having mechanical problems and the plane was a little damaged. but no one was hurt and no vehicles were hit. that takes some skill. >> it certainly does. to drive around the plane. 52 degrees on tv hill. coming up, your bloomberg business report. >> and the word freeze usually ok. but why that simple word could
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>> so how's it look? >> nothing going on at the moment, which is always nice. and if you're headed out, we're at 42 miles per hour on the north side around the harrisburg expressway and the outer loop 95 coming out of the northeast. smooth all the way down toward the fort mchenry. and traveling toward the harbor tunnel and looking good on the west side. no problems to report on i-70. here's a look at drive tiles, 11 minutes on the fort mchenry. here's a quick live look at traffic. 95 north of 195 so far, so good. if you're traveling in and out of cecil county, no delays at the perryville else to. -- tolls.
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looking good. latest on the buses and trains, we go to kurt kroncke. >> good morning, sarah. we've got a delay on the 51 bus, running 20 minutes late and the five bus diverting because of construction. and light rail on time service. metro subaway both east and westbound. on time service on the pen and cam done and brunswick lines. tony pann? >> we're off to a quiet start. but it is chilly this morning. temperatures have managed to dip back into the 40's. 42 in york, pennsylvania. 51 at the airport. if you're near the water or downtown, it's warmer. 61 at the maryland science center. skies are clear right now. beautiful sunrise.
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a lot of sunshine during the day today. we can see some rain on the radar. showers and thunderstorms coming across the upper midwest and a frontal boundary that may come to visit us as we head into tomorrow afternoon. but as it gets closer to us there will be a push of warm air. so we'll see a dramatic climb in temperatures as we head toward the end of the week, so if you're a summer weather fan you'll like the forecast. nice one after the cool start. high temperatures this afternoon will be in the upper 70's to the low 80's in few spots. overnight, cool but comfortably cool. temperatures will drop into the 50's in most locations. low 60's in the city. sunset five minutes after 7:00. and during the day tomorrow
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high pressure will create a southwest wind so temperatures will climb into the mid 80's. so it will feel like summer even though autumn begins in the evening. the front will slip south of us thursday but will still give us a chance for a shower or thunderstorm. we could use the rain so it will feel warm and humid. autumn begins on wednesday. 85 for a high tomorrow. mid 80's thursday and friday. scattered showers and thunderstorms possible in the afternoon each one of those days and then a cold front should go through friday night into saturday morning. there could be lingering rain saturday morning then clearing with high temperatures in the 70's. >> in this morning's "consumer alert," another recall making headlines this morning this one involving general motors.
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2009 to 2010 cadillac ct s's and the glove compartment needs to be replaced. notices will be sent out next month. >> it's a four-letter word that could get you in trouble. it's free. bob hansen has word as to why we need to avoid it. >> the computer world works two ways. it opens our eyes to the world, but it can open up our personal information to criminals. >> con artists always taylor their cons where they can target the most people. >> today when most are concerned about their jobs and bank accounts, the word "free" is a lightning rod for trouble. >> free is allure.
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when people are looking on the lake you look for the shineyest thing to throw in the water, well free is what's being thrown as the computer user. promises of free ringtones, music, books and screen savers are often a front for software that will infect your computer in minutes. >> people click on those and it's something that will cost them quite a bit of money. >> for years scammers have been using get rich quick scams but now it's gone high-tech. >> when people are stressed or desperate or in an emotional state are when they are most likely to be taken advantage of. >> they don't just come from a computer search but they can be attached to a facebook message or tweet. it comes at a price. it could come in the form of
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personal information or other things. >> stan to you. >> hard to believe but the recession has been declared over, investors like the news. jane king joins us live this morning with a look at the business report. i wonder when my own personal recession is going to end, jane? >> i think a lot of people feel when the recession is over -- it started up again. >> more than a year ago is when this report said it ended. . but a little positive here. we are waiting to hear what the fed's open market committee has to say about the committee economy. getting a nice word thatal in fact,? june of 2009 is when it ended. the s&p 500 sitting at a four-month high and the
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national bureau of economic study says it ended in june of last year. that is worth pointing out this is a technical interpretation of whether or not economic contraction is over not whether economic expansion has anything to do with this. al in fact, we have word today bank of america laying off as many as 400 workers and as for the basket of stocks going forward, priced into the stocks. speaking of recovery, it takes a long time to recover from a college education. until you're 33 that's when they say you break even on the cost of an education which says the average student suffers a financial setback from college and being out of the workforce and having to pay full tuition and the investment really doesn't start to pay off until age 33 and the college degree does pay off in other ways and
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people with a college degree are less likely to be obese or smoke and more likely to read to their children and do volunteer work. >> so college grads will be lean and mean but broke. >> at least for a while. [laughter] >> see you back here at 6:15 for our next report. >> 5:23. grab a jacket. it's 52 degrees on ti 'til. on tv hill. coming up another look at your traffic and weather together. >> if you can't play contender, play spoiler. >> don't forget to email us your answer to your water cooler question of the day. would you have any concerns about bringing genetically-engineered fish to your dinner table? not only bringing it to your table, but eating it as well. [laughter] email your respo
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>> with the regular season winding down, the orioles trying to get a last measure of pleasure by spoiling any last-minute hope to red sox may have of playing their way back into the playoff pictures, the birds defeating fenway 4-2.
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jason varitek strikes out. back to weeders. short circuits to double steals. out at the play. if you're scoring at home that's a 1-2, 6-2 double play. something you don't see every day. nick mar kay cuss trotting in and then fastball gets varitek swinging to end it. and the orioles knock off the red sox last night. 4-the, the final. birds take it. i'm gerry sandusky. hope your day's off to a fantastic start. >> thank you jerry. -- gerry. coming up -- >> i'm jennifer franciotti live on the scene of breaking news in west baltimore where three people were forced to jump following a three-alarm fire. that story is next. >> and i'm tony pann. we'll give you the details on
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tax on everything you buy? that's in andy harris' unfair tax plan. 23% sales tax. a 23% sales tax will cut my business in half. would be devastating. andy harris' 23% sales tax absolutely makes no sense. 23% sales tax would really make things unaffordable. that's too high for the average american out here. i don't know how we would manage it really. don't like that idea. we can't afford andy harris' idea. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message.